Travelling to Germany
Germany has a rich and storied history, and many of its cities are architectural monuments to days past. When you visit, you will find everything from world-class art museums to wild dance clubs that stay open until dawn. With ebookers, you can find bargain tickets on flights to Germany.
Major German Airports
The two biggest airports in Germany are in Frankfurt and Munich. Although the country is served by a network of smaller airports, Frankfurt and Munich handle the bulk of passengers. The Frankfurt Airport is located 7 miles south of Frankfurt, at the intersection of Highway 5 and Highway 3. The Munich International Airport is located 25 miles from the centre of Munich, just east of Highway 92.
Transportation from Airports in Germany
Most airports in Germany have excellent local transportation options. If you are flying into Frankfurt, the easiest way to get out of the airport is by train. The station is located beneath Terminal 1 and offers regional connections and links to cities around Germany. S-Bahn lines S8 and S9 offer fast service to the city for â‚¬4.10. If you are flying into Munich, the train connections are a particularly good value. The ride into the city takes 40 minutes, and a one-way ticket is â‚¬10. If you are planning to travel around the city the same day you fly in, a better value is the unlimited day pass, which costs â‚¬11. For groups, the partner ticket costs â‚¬19.80 and covers up to five people. Taxis, buses and rental cars are also available at both airports.
Weather in Germany
Germany has four distinct seasons with long, damp winters. The weather is the warmest from June to September, and many days top out at 26Â°C. Spring and fall are particularly pleasant times to visit, as temperatures are slightly lower, but the crowds are significantly smaller. The average temperature during these months is 16Â°C. Winters are long and cool, and the coldest days drop to 0Â°C or lower. No matter what time of year you visit, bring an umbrella or rain jacket, as rain is common in Germany year-round.
Things to Do in Germany
In Germany, you will find events and attractions to fill your days no matter what time of year you visit. Some of the most popular events happen during the summer, including the Berlin Love Parade and Christopher Street Day. For beer lovers, Oktoberfest starts in late September. Germany's spectacular Christmas markets run through November and December. Other popular attractions include the remains of the Berlin Wall, the magnificent Cologne cathedral and the wild scenery in the Bavarian Alps.
Whether you are visiting for a quick weekend getaway or a long holiday, Germany has a wealth of cultural attractions to entertain you. From ancient cathedrals to cutting-edge modern art museums, the country offers something for every type of traveller. With ebookers, you can book flights to Germany and find special deals on hotels or local tours.
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